Kanye West Reflects on the Legacy of "The College Dropout" on its 10th Anniversary

Kanye West Reflects on the Legacy of "The College Dropout" on its 10th AnniversaryImage via Bite Wallpapers

Kanye West took to his Twitter account today and shared some inspirational words regarding the 10th anniversary of his debut album, The College Dropout. The Chicago rapper/producer called the album a "labor of love," and talked about his appreciation for those that supported him before and after its release, including his fans. "I am honored and humbled by my fans, for the unwavering support and love over the past ten years," he said. Read his full statement below.

Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my life's work up to that point: The College Dropout. I say "finally" because it was a long road, a constant struggle, and a true labor of love to not only convince my peers and the public that I could be an artist, but to actually get that art out for the world to hear. I am extremely grateful to each and every person along that road who helped, lent an ear, lent their voice, gave of their heart to that project, and to all the projects that followed, and are to come. I am honored and humbled by my fans, for the unwavering support and love over the past ten years. I wake up every day trying to give something back to you that you can rock to and be proud of. Ten years later I am still the same kid from Chicago, still dreaming out loud, still banging on the door. The doors may be heavier, but I promise you WE WILL BREAK THEM.

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